For population 25 years and over in Durbin:
For population 15 years and over in Durbin town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $265 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (86.8 miles , pop. 65,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (131.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (270.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Frank, WV (1.1 miles) , Bartow, WV (1.5 miles) , Green Bank, WV (3.0 miles) , Valley Head, WV (3.4 miles ), Cass, WV (3.4 miles) , Huttonsville, WV (3.7 miles ), Mill Creek, WV (3.9 miles ), Monterey, VA (4.0 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.55 N, Longitude: 79.83 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-5.4%).
Work and jobs in Durbin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Durbin, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Durbin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Durbin town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Durbin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from Durbin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Durbin:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Durbin compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Durbin town (based on Pocahontas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Durbin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Durbin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,253 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,542 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Durbin fatal accident list:
Sep 4, 1983 02:05 AM, 250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $1,650,000
Total average daily traffic: 125
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 160
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
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